L’Oreal Paris is partnering with Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing on a line of lipsticks that it will unveil before Paris Fashion Week in September, Women’s Wear Daily reported. The 31-year-old designer will oversee creative direction for the 12-lipstick line’s colors, as well as the design of packaging and its advertisement, with a plan to sell the product in places that carry L’Oreal Paris. Balmain stores and certain other retailers will carry jewel editions of the lipstick, the report said. (Women’s Wear Daily)
A patent filing by Walmart reveals that the retail giant could be developing an Internet of Things-based device that tracks how shoppers use products in their homes and then electronically reorders merchandise.